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    September 13, 2011
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frosted mini-wheats® cereal with a touch of fruit in the middle. helloooooo fruit in the middle. bond is denied for a south suburban teenager accused of killing his parents. it is a crime that stunned neighbors who say that the teenager and his parents seemed like the perfect family. >>that afternoon i am steve sanders. and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. nancy loo has a live report ... the teenage defendant was on track to graduate from stabbed high school next year instead he
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will likely stand trial for murder ... 17 year-old john grant not shed no tears but bowed his head as he heard serious charges against him he faces two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his parents 44 year-old john granat and his 42 year-old wife maria were found dead in their bedroom monday morning both had been beaten in the head and marie akron i've had been stabbed repeatedly the stack high school senior was the one who made the emergency call to police and he was formally charged this morning because his various alibi's did not check out ... >>he gave numerous stories one after the other including alibi's none of which made sense or turned out to be true >>neighbors described a sometimes troubled relationship which include previous threats
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... this kit is approximately 5 ft. 4 and maybe 130 lbs. soaking wet there is no way that this young man could have done this to these two human beings ... >>jon burge not had over a dozen relatives and supporters in court but none were willing to comment about the teenager who claimed he was home all night before discovering his parents' bodies ... it turned out that he was stopped by palace hills police for a traffic violation that morning ... aligned >>a father claims a lawsuit that his daughter was sexually assaulted several times at an elementary school he is suing the board of education he said two students lord his daughter into a closet at the school at
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palm and elementary school and assaulted her he said that would not have happened if the school had taken the proper safety precautions he is asking for damages of more than $100,000 there's no response from the school >>shirt and rogers park teenagers hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the chest two other teenagers were also injured when a gunman walked up to the group last night and started shooting wgn's julian crews reports police say that the shootings are part of a recent string of islands in the rogers park neighborhood especially at the corner of pratt and ashland ... >>nothing is being done this is just too much right now ... the victim's mother spent the night at her house her son's hospital bedside ... she wants people to know that her son is not a gang member he happened to be in the line of fire when the bullets flew ...
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>>he's not involved in gangs ... he plays sports and video games just like your average 13 year-old ... i don't know why the police don't have a beat car here this is a back corner many parents spoke to say they have been afraid to go to the corner of ashland and pratt ... >>there many times that we take a long way around when we walked to a library down the street ... >>police are around i just don't know what they can do to prevent this we need to be more engaged with these kids and building relationships and providing alternative activities for the kids >>many tried to work with rogers park teens but it was not enough to prevent last night's brazen attack ... fire was opened on a
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densely populated sidewalk ... neighborhood alderman are asking for police to beef up patrols ... >>it's been the subject of many meetings in the area ... it's reported there's been a deep concern through our rogers park this particular area remains a problem ... there have to be alternatives for kids something for them to do after school because there are not many parks are recreational centers close to this corner ... >>orland park police are hoping that surveillance footage will help them find a female shooting suspect. you're looking at security video from orland square mall. police said the last from a female suspect
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approached a 67 year-old woman in a parking lot of the mall. the suspect shot and wounded a 67 year-old and then fled. the victim's injuries were not life- threatening but authorities are hoping that these images bring forward some witnesses. >>former mayor richard daley soon will have fewer bodyguards protecting him he and his wife maggie will now have three active police officers guarding them rather than sex ... sources tell the sun-times that mayor manuel is sending three officers back to street duty this week mayor daley has long argued for round-the-clock police protection sang that he's had threats of threat is career but the police union and many chicagoans said that mayor daley can afford is and security at a time when the city faces a huge budget deficit >>we have more coming up in the noon hour texas gov. rick perry becomes the target for his gop rivals at last night's debate the issues he took the most pick four ... and security questions
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taliban insurgents attacked the u.s. embassy and several other targets in afghanistan's capital today. militants fired rocket- propelled grenades and assault rifles on the embassy nato headquarters and other buildings in the heart of trouble. three suicide bombers attacked areas in western cavill and near the airport ... the american embassy in nato both say that no staff were wounded but at least one civilian and three policemen were killed and 18 people were wounded and was the third major attack there since june casting doubts on the ability of afghans to secure their own country ...
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to american hikers and sentenced to eight years in and are running in prison could be free within days iran's president says josh fattal and shane bauer will be released after the to pay $500,000 in bail. attorneys say that hikers families to try to raise the money. there's been imprisoned in iran for more than two years the two men and a third hikers sarah shourd were arrested in 2009 while hiking in northern iraq there were accused of being spies sarah shourd was released last year for medical reasons snap is stepping up efforts against abusive priests the survivors network of those abused by priests is one of two human rights groups that fought an international complaint today. they're accusing the pope and three top vatican officials a crime scans to manatee for not doing more to prevent priest sexual abuse. vatican officials have not commented on the case but have long claimed decisions about priests accused of abuse amid a bishops in each country.
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barbara blaine the founder and president of snaps as pope benedict is ultimately responsible for protecting the children in the church. some legal experts believe the international court of justice in the netherlands does not have jurisdiction to prosecute pope >>of the republican candidates for president had another debate last night and social security continues to be a hot topic among the top candidates >>rick perry seemed to be wearing a bulls eye during the debate and rivals took no trouble taking aim with mitt romney leading the charge on the social security topic >>rick perry accused mitt romney of scaring senior citizens and newt gingrich pointed figures
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elsewhere rick perry then had to fend off an attack from michele bachman she went after his executive order calling for cervical cancer inoculations in his state and accused him of cozying up to lobbyists for the drug company that contributed to his campaign ... >>i raise $30 million if you are saying that i could be barred for 5000 i am deeply offended >>will gov. i'm offended by all of those little girls and their parents to did not have a choice >>this is a position rick perry is likely to find himself again as he continues to lead in the polls ... >>rick perry and mitt romney are picking up some endorsements ... louisiana governor bobby jindal is now supporting rick perry.
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bobby jindal said he's behind perry because he has helped create jobs and cut regulations and taxes. former presidential candidate tim pawlenty is endorsing mitt romney. he said ronnie is the right candidate for creating jobs and getting the economy moving tim pawlenty is also turning on his campaign as a national co-chairman ... >> the gop has a great shot at pulling off a major upset in a congressional race today. republican bob turner is favored to win in a heavily democratic district in new york city and area anthony wiener held before he stepped down every sex scandal ... turner has never served in public office he has been making the case for deep cuts in federal spending in pushing for economic growth to conservative principles if robert turner wins the seat he will be the first republican to do so since the 1920's. the dallas cowboys fan has been charged with felony assault for
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sneaking a stun gun into the new york jets stadium and using it on fans this cellphone video shows lee roy mckelvey going after opposing fans during halftime brawl on sunday his sons says a jets fan and marine criticized him because he refused to stand for the pearlash of the allegiance the sons says that's because his father is a jehovah's witness the confrontation escalated into halftime malay is still hasn't been explained how mc kelvey was able to bring the stun gun past security on the anniversary of september 11th ... coming up in a lunch break we're making a tasty paella and giving a tour of chicago spills
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i'm beejal patel with today's business headlines ... markets are and a holding pattern until we get more news on the european debt crisis ... stocks are up at this hour however money managers say they don't know what's going to happen next in europe ... grease is beyond broke at this point ... and now italy is apparently trying to hit up china for a handout ... italian officials deny the story but not many seem to have cut a clue about how to solve the problem there ... >>more depressing news in the housing market more homeowners under water on their mortgages is dropping but one in five mortgages are under water ...
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that's when homeowners own more on their loan and what the home is appraised at currently ... the housing markets are still stuck in the doldrums ... and it doesn't spur any kind of purchasing ... hard goods are seeing drops in sales among the big box and retail chains ... lots of consumer sales on consumer electronics this season is not expected because of these lackluster sales issues ... the irs has blocked funding for advance refund loans that won't be happening next year ...
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amazon is considering a digital book rental service much like netflix. the wall street journal reports that amazon officials have contacted publishers about a joint venture. amazon reportedly is creating a digital library of holder books. the idea is that digital books can be rented by customers of amazon prime the country's premium membership service customers would like to download books to amazons popular candled the reader and three smart phone applications ... a fight over sugar and high fructose corn syrup will go before a federal judge today. sure farmers and refiners have an issue with corn processors. they said the corn industry is using false advertising by climbing high fructose corn syrup is simply corn syrup and that your body cannot tell the difference they argue that the high fructose corn syrup is not
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natural white sugar comes from cane and beet high fructose corn syrups image has suffered over the last few years suggested a link between product and the nation's rising levels of obesity. illinois officials hope to help hungry families and kill off an invasive species with a new target humber now programs the program has added asian carp to the menu which encourages hunters and fishermen to donate food to the needy they also hope increased demand will get commercial fishermen involved. the invasive species asian carp have been spreading across illinois rivers and streams and are harmful to local ecosystems because they kill off native species illinois officials said they plan to give a cooking demonstration later this month on how to prepare the fish they just put up their debut cd this summer live music as midday
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from blues and rhythm-and-blues band tweed funk catch them tonight for just $5 at the back porch of the house of blues chicago ... part of my job is teaching my patients how to take insulin. but i've learned a lot from patients who use flexpen. flexpen comes pre-filled with the insulin i take and i can dial the exact dose of insulin i need. i live my life on the go and need an on-the-go insulin. i don't need to carry a cooler with flexpen. novolog is a fast-acting, man-made insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes. do not inject novolog if you do not plan to eat within 5 to 10 minutes after injection to avoid low blood sugar. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions
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including if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. the most common side effect of novolog is low blood sugar. other possible side effects include reactions at the injection site. get medical help right away if you experience serious allergic reactions body rash, trouble with breathing fast heartbeat or sweating. ask your healthcare provider about novolog flexpen today. learn more about the different insulins available in flexpen at myflexpen.com. flexpen, insulin delivery that goes with you.
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judie garcia is live in schaumburg with a burglary scam going on with seniors ... two or more suspects work together one distracts the homeowner gets the man of the
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house, the other goes through the homan property making off with the goods they seem to be targeting senior citizens ... last week we had one of these is the third we had in the last few weeks it runs cyclical we had some in january some in may and now we're getting them again ... >>in general senior citizens respect authority so someone shows up at the door who was a good actor with a battery uniform or is believable are trustworthy they tend to go along with it they believe them ... >>schaumburg police say that this man between 50 and 55 years old 5 ft. 8 distracted homeowners saying he was a contractor asking for access to a backyard keeping the senior
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citizen outside while his partner ransacked that person's home ... schaumburg police are urging you to air on this side of caution and call police for help should this happen to you ... people in general that live alone and those who are isolated are pretty good targets at any age ... i'm reassuring seniors here that they're not just the only ones and they're not stupid these guys are very good at what they do it's a scam ... if you are not sure about who is at the door call 911 give us a report lettuce check them out ... >>victims have told police that the suspects were on the telephone speaking in foreign languages perhaps alerting people inside the home what the status was with the resident ...
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an unpaid electric bill has forced a downtown health club to shut down. the lake shore athletic club new millennium park had to close when commonwealth edison cut off its power. lakeshore reportedly owes co-med $200,000. the owners walter in jordan kaiser also face a 27 million-dollar foreclosure suit after they stopped making loan payments on the club. lakeshore clubs and river north lincoln park and streeterville have all been closed or sold in recent years. >>the des plaines casino break down millions of dollars in its first weeks and doubled the tendons from other casinos at over 400,000 attendees ...
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opposition to legislation says that this is a dangerous statistic ... >>no. suburban evanston is aiming to be a car free zone on thursday september 22nd. evanston officials are asking people to leave their wheels at home on that day and takes advantage of the cta metra pace or they suggest walking or cycling to get around it. the chicago land car free day pledge is the brainchild of the active transportation alliance. we have a follow-up to our 9/11 special ground zero chicago remembers ... 30 the year-old keating crown is the only chicago and and the only survivor on the 9/11 memorial board last month he gave wgn tv a private tour of ground zero ... in 2001 he was working for
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ion on the 100th floor of the second tower when the first hour was that he managed to make it down to the 78 for one is tower was at 200 people were on the floor he was one of 12 survivors fast forward a decade later and a man who almost died that day is now are first-time father he and his wife had a baby i kept feeling this radiating ache everywhere. the pain was so frustrating. i found out that connected to our muscles are nerves that send messages through the body. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia -- thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic, widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. and less pain means i can feel better and do more of what i love. [ female announcer ] lyrica is not for everyone. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these new or worsening
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the weather world is being turned on its ear we have tom skilling with us ... blazing heat again in the texas oklahoma area and go figure we have floods in the southwestern deserts but here in chicago it's
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a beautiful day we are cooling off the first of two stages of this cooling ... we have not seen weather like this since may humidity is dropping lots of sunshine a gorgeous day we have a quiet weather pattern here in the midwest a secondary cooling front is lining up there were big storms in the upper midwest last night breaking the warmth we had the last couple of days ... and look at this rain in arizona and southern california ... and there are wild fire advisory's continuing in texas and oklahoma and the northern midwest and the planesains.. this is why warm and cold air is coming together in an explosive manner it's developing its coming southward ... in the
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plane's estates they are backing 100 degree temperature areas ... these are record-breaking temperature runs ... we are in the mid-60s in the twin cities ... there's a whole lot of double digit temperature drops and the last 24 hours this is the beginning of a cool spell ... but it will warm up by the weekend. the wind will be strengthening tomorrow ... the relative humidity 49% the water temperature on like michigan is 71 degrees ...
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the pollen counts are extremely high ragweed it is in the moderate range ... looking at the maps i am showing you the range and temperature drops ... and here are the local temperatures in the high sixties to low '70's ... and the wind temperature and speed ... 71 degrees at midway airport ... there was a high yesterday for 86 degrees ... the forecast is for the focal whether to tighten its grip and the next couple of days the
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first nighttime 40 degree temperatures will be here two weeks earlier than last year ... this is like october weather ... the coolest warnings will be thursday and friday ... there's a storm coming off the west coast and the cold there is pouring south word from canada a front is moving south ... the jet stream buckle's goes way to the arctic and endives down into the united states calling us off dramatically ... the high pressure is enclosed by all of these pressure lines you see on the map the brighter colors are where the wind is stronger ... and north wind will be blowing from hudson bay right down to oklahoma through to dallas giving relief to that texas heat ...
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by thursday the wind will be letting up after a gusty morning ... the the we have strong southerly wind with a vigorous rebound in temperatures coming for the weekend ... there is rain in the lake superior area to the north of us it is really calling off the upper midwest let's look at the rain out in the deserts' and southern sections of california they have had hailstorms and floods ...
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one of the peculiar aspects of this very crazy weather pattern gripping the country temperatures today will be 13 degrees lower than yesterday 73 degrees today versus yesterday's 86 degrees we have had more 85 + degree- days this year than we have had in quite some time it has been a warm summer ... tonight will be fair and cooler temperatures will be around 43 degrees in the inland areas and 56 degrees here in chicago ... mixed son for tomorrow morning clouds coming and for the afternoon with breezy conditions we may get showers into the evening ... it
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will fall to the 50 degree temperatures late in the day it will last it will warm up for the weekend time now for today's trivia: same day falls on the mississippi river is located in which city?
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i'm bonnie and this is my cvs.
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i don't have time for the flu. that's why i'm knocking things off my to-do list. vitamin d -- done. hand sanitizer -- done. hey, eric, i'm here for my flu shot. sorry, didn't make an appointment. well, you don't need one. flu shots. every store. every day. insurance accepted. get a $5 cvs gift card if you're not covered. i'm bonnie and this is my cvs. time for sports ... the black hawks hit the ice for training camp on saturday, but now another one of their core players will miss time. patrick sharp had his appendix removed yesterday and will miss three or four weeks he arrived at a hawkes charity golf outing yesterday morning but did not play because of the pain he
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underwent an emergency appendectomy last night sharp signed a five-year contract extension last month but the team expects a full recovery. the white sox are winding down the season against the first place tigers. there were up in the second inning but johnny peralta is to run homer gives the tigers the lead for good the very next batter john danks gave up another home run to ryan rayburn the sox lost 14-4 and the tigers have now won 10 games in a row ... the cubs won 12284 their third win in a row ... the live illinois it lottery drawing is coming up next ...
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the winning pick three numbers are: 0 2 5 the winning pick four numbers are: 2 3 1
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and new insulin nasal spray is being tested to treat alzheimer's. researchers at the spray appears to slow and in some cases reversed the symptoms and memory loss for patients in the early stages of the disease. insulin is commonly used to treat diabetes. scientists began using it in alzheimer's researcher to discovering that insulin dependent diabetics or less likely to show signs of alzheimer's. the results were published on line by the journal archives of neurology.
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>>women who use and i u d for birth control may also be cutting the risk of developing cervical cancer by 50 percent. cervical cancer is caused by infection with the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus or hpv researchers concluded that iuds use did not affect hpv infection risk but did reduce the risk of dropping both major types of cervical cancer. new studies shows that fathers who spent several hours a day caring for children have lower testosterone levels than before they had kids researchers at northwestern university said the drop in hormone levels could make dad's more sensitive and nurturing they also said that the drop makes a doubt more family oriented and less likely to stray it may also help men avoid developing prostate
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henry de cortezand retake corteenrqyue cortes head chef of la taberna tapas is here with us today. buen provecho! in the pilsen neighborhood takes place this
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thursday from 532 9:30 p.m. it's along 18th street in chicago's pilsen neighborhood tickets are $25 in advance $30 for the day of event today we are going to make paella.. you say that as long as the ingredients get organized it's not difficult to make ... we start with garlic and onions and we make it spicy with some chilipepper and we add the rice this will make four or 5 c. of rice we have a homemade stock with a squid ink ... that's the
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stuff you saw in finding nemo ... we're using green peas for garnish asparagus and artichoke hearts we are sauteing everything together here the onions and garlic we're leaving details on the shrimp for flavor the shell imparts flavor but since you don't want to put the whole show and leaving the tail will give you something ... for this dish it will take 25 minutes to combine the ingredients and get them sauteed you don't add the liquid until after things have sufficiently sauteed and when you get this boiling you put it in the oven ... covered a 350
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degree oven you put those of sauteed vegetables in at the end for garnishing along with the shell fish which will cook in the oven to perfection they only need a short time it's a delicate ingredient ... you can finish it off with some fresh lemon ... this is one of the main dishes that will be served this coming thursday at the event ... this is really fun wherein a historic neighborhood and you get to try 30 different
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cuisines or dishes ... again it will take place this thursday between 53930 p.m. it's along 18th street in chicago is pilsen neighborhood for more information you can log onto our web site wgntv.com /midday you can get the recipe and more living with diabetes is a reality for me, but i learned that i don't have to use a vial and syringe as part of my daily routine anymore.
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my doctor showed me the novolog mix 70/30 flexpen. flexpen is discreet and comes pre-filled with my insulin. flexpen goes with me and doesn't need refrigeration. and it's covered by most insurance. if you're still using a vial and syringe ask your healthcare provider about the benefits of flexpen. flexpen is a discreet, pre-filled dial-a-dose insulin pen. you can dial the exact dose of insulin you need. and inject insulin by pressing a button. novolog mix 70/30 is an insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with diabetes. do not inject if you do not plan to eat within 15 minutes to avoid low blood sugar. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions including if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. most common side effects include reactions at the injection site, weight gain, swelling of your hands and feet and vision changes. other serious side effects include low blood sugar and low potassium in your blood. get medical help right away if you experience serious allergic reactions including body rash, trouble with breathing, fast heartbeat sweating or if you feel faint.
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flexpen is made by novo nordisk, a healthcare company committed to diabetes care for nearly 90 years. i've made flexpen part of my routine just like spending time with my family. ask your healthcare provider about novolog mix 70/30 flexpen today. learn more about the different insulins available in flexpen at myflexpen.com. flexpen. insulin delivery that goes with you. and now the answer to today's trivia question: ... minneapolis minnesota it will be getting cool in
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minneapolis and here in chicago as well ... looking at the map we see the leading edge of these northern wind patterns ... this is part of that canadian high pressure system that will blow down across most of the eastern half of our continent ... temperatures have dropped in the northwest suburbs we will only reach the mid '60s for tomorrow we will be down to the '50s by nightfall and the low '30's art near rockford thursday will be in the '50s
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that's a cool day ... and there's denied it will be in the 40's here in the city by late tomorrow the wind gusts will be up to 25 mi. per hour and will continue that way overnight. the 10 day forecast shows the short lived cool air temperatures will begin to warm up again over the weekend we will be back into the '70s by sunday and monday and then you can expect some thundershowers followed by another shot of some cool air ... some of this cool weather will produce rain in the plains
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states unfortunately not enough to quell that drought ... tomorrow into thursday the forecast here is cool and windy it will be mostly sunny thursday friday and saturday sunday will have some cloudiness we will expect thundershowers for monday and tuesday when it will be warmer again ... >>thank-you tom skilling and thank you so much for joining us today we are going to listen to some live music from tweet fromtweed funk blues band you can see them tonight at the house of blues ...
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